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Fargo passengers welcome end to mask mandate

Hector International AirportFARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – For the first time in almost two years, masks are no longer mandatory at airports. That’s after a federal judge on Monday struck down a national public transportation mask mandate. Fargo Airport Authority Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein said the airport received word from the TSA that the security directive mandating face coverings ended at 7:41…

Allegiant Resumes Non-stop Flights From Fargo to Tampa

FARGO, N.D. — Non-stop service from Fargo to Tampa, Florida has resumed on Allegiant. The new route will operate twice weekly from Hector International Airport to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Shawn Dobberstein, the executive director at Hector, says the warm weather destination is a hit for regional travelers escaping the cold. Allegiant is celebrating the return of the route with…

City of Fargo and Airport Authority Reconcile, Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two.

FARGO, N.D.  – “What we ended up with is what we needed, and that is an agreement, and that will carry us far into the future,” said Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two….

Hector International Airport Named Official Aviation Guide’s Busiest Small Airport of the Year

Hector is served by Delta, United Express, Frontier, American Eagle and Allegiant

FARGO, ND — Fargo has something else to brag about. Hector International Airport has been named Official Aviation Guide’s Busiest Small Airport of the Year. Executive director Shawn Dobberstein says it’s a reflection of the passengers they serve. The airport accommodated nearly 554-thousand scheduled departing seats in the previous 12 months. Hector is served by Delta, United Express, Frontier, American Eagle…

Hector International Airport To Begin Construction On Skyway In 2019

it's expected to be completed in 2020

FARGO, N.D. — In the next few years, you won’t have to walk outside to get from the parking lot to your terminal at Hector International Airport. The Airport will start construction in early 2019 on a skyway costing between $13-15 million. But get this, it won’t cost taxpayers a single cent. “The skyway is eligible for 90 percent of federal…